Vancouver election

Former NPA councillor B.C. Lee. Photo by Jenny Uechi

NPA supporters quietly confident in push to win City Hall

Former NPA councillor and veteran actor B.C. Lee, who served with Mayor Sam Sullivan and was the first elected councillor from Vancouver's Mandarin-speaking community, was quietly confident...
NPA's Kirk LaPointe gives concession speech. Photo by Jenny Uechi

Kirk LaPointe concedes, says NPA re-entered conversation in municipal politics

"The election result indicates we still have a bit of a divide in our city, and that we must move forward -- starting tonight," said NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe, addressing supporters at the...

On eve of election, Mayor canvasses for votes in a “close election”

“People said this was a boring election, but we have dramatic differences between Vision and the NPA on the issues,” said Robertson.

Jacobs and Florida and Gehl oh my! Who really influences our local politicians?

Still undecided about who to vote for? Second guessing yourself? Who really influences and inspires those candidates who are running for a seat in Vancouver's City Hall?
Photo of Mayor Gregor Robertson, city council candidate Niki Sharma and councill

Harper strategists and big oil backing NPA, Mayor Gregor Robertson says

"The NPA has one of the key players from the Harper administration doing their mastermind strategy. And we don't have any doubts that there's big oil behind their campaign. Basically on the right...
Mayor Gregor Robertson 2014 election - Mychaylo Prystupa

Mayoral candidates in final dash for votes in tight race

With advance polls closed and just two days to go until City Hall’s next council leader will be decided by voters, mayoral candidates seized upon key battlegrounds Thursday. Vision’s Gregor Robertson...
Adriane Carr and Greens

Vote Green to bring balance to Vancouver's city council: Elizabeth May

One of the best books I have ever read about Canadian political history is a slim volume by Peter Russell, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at University of Toronto. His book, Two Cheers...
Photo of Mayor Gregor Robertson on Super Saturday

For a progressive, inclusive Vancouver, vote for Vision: Joel Solomon

I strongly support Gregor Robertson and the entire Vision Vancouver team. As a close friend of Gregor Robertson's and a longtime supporter of the Vision team, I've worked in all of their campaigns. I...
Ujjal Dosanjh (left), Mayor Gregor Robertson (right)

Vancouver a "progressive city" and needs progressive mayor: Ujjal Dosanjh

"Vancouver is a progressive city -- a progressive city needs a progressive mayor," said former NDP cabinet minister and federal Liberal Ujjal Dosanjh in his endorsement of Mayor Gregor Robertson at a...
Vision Vancouver city council candidate Niki Sharma

Vision candidate Niki Sharma strives to make history as first South Asian woman on city council

A month from now, Vision Park Board member Niki Sharma could make history in the municipal election -- if elected, she would be Vancouver's first South Asian woman on city council.  As...